Tuesday, April 29, 2014

DAMN YANKEES start up for me at Light Opera Works

My First Big Boy musical experience started last night with the Read-Thru of the Light Opera Work's DAMN YANKEES.  We have already had one rehearsal for music.  And I know not all the music got covered so last night a lot of people had to sing solely on their own reviewing of the music before the read-thru.  Not bad for winging it on your own but that is our job I guess.  But I am enjoying finally doing a musical where everybody can dance, sing and act not matter what gender.  There are more guys in this show than women, which is a first for me having done many musicals at CenterStage in Lake Forest.

Preparing songs drives me crazy but finally found a guy online that will do my rehearsal tracks for me and is really economical.  Manhattan Vocal Coach Stephen Purdy.   Really nice to have an accompanist experience before walking into the room.

June 7-15, 2014
Cahn Auditorium
600 Emerson, Evanston, IL